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About us:  
We are a group of both sighted and visually impaired individuals that believe in the involvement and equal opportunities between various social groups. We work to establish an inclusive community for all by ensuring the inclusion of the visually impaired at all levels refusing all forms of isolation and discrimination.

The Association was established in Beirut in October 1988 and officially registered in May 1990 under the number AD/57.

Membership in YAB is open to blind and sighted individuals who believe in YAB's goals. The majority of YAB members should be blind.

YAB administrative board is elected once each two years. YAB board consists of four blind members including the president and four sighted members.

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Our Goals:

Consecrating the rights of visually-impaired persons in laws, along with the provision of the basic services that these rights entail.

The inclusion of the visually-impaired persons in the regular educational system, at both school and university level.

The inclusion of the visually-impaired children in family life.

Provision of opportunities for participation in cultural, artistic, sporting and recreational activities.

The inclusion of the visually-impaired persons in the labor market.

Empowering the visually-impaired woman to engage in various fields.

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